Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Why women like Josephine deserve your attention

Josephine Peter is the kind of woman you might pass in the supermarket or spot at the post office. You might smile at her, nod and walk past, that’s if … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 9 Comments

Many Hands

‘Jeez those blowies were thick.’ ‘Did you make it to the funeral?’ ‘Just tell ‘em you’ve got no clothes on, it works every time.’ ‘Is Michael still at the coppers? … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 11 Comments

The people you meet

In a week when nineteen fire fighters died battling wild fires in Arizona I want to tell you about a woman I met yesterday, right here in Broken Hill. Vivien … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

I'm a writer based in Australia with a passion for gardening, remote places and people with a story to tell.